Flaring petals from compact bracts crown slender stems. Very attractive bushes of aromatic grey/green foliage. Favoured by citizens of the Roman Empire for fragrance. Easy to grow and trouble free.
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow on in a cold frame and plant out the following spring. Space the plants 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.
Prefers a well drained soil.
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